dessert

Petite Panettiere
Lemon Cream Meltaway Fudge

Aug 21, 2014
Lemon Cream Meltaway Fudge




These days I'm eating more food and craving more sweets now that training is in full swing for my fifth half-marathon event taking place in October. I will be running this one with my two heartening sisters and my motivating brother-in-law through the resplendent...

Vegetarianized
Grandmother Borden’s Peach Custard Pie (if she was southern!)

Aug 20, 2014


Foods for the Soul
The skinny on the sweet and easty: Peanut butter banana bread brownies

Aug 16, 2014
The skinny on the sweet and easty: Peanut butter banana bread brownies

An easy recipe for dessert bars with the taste of banana bread & the fudgy texture of brownies. Sweet, skinny & seriously addictive!     Twice every week, I toss my reusable grocery totes into my car and drive across town to Trader Joe’s. After easing into a shady parking spot and grabbing a...

Finding Our Way Now
Scottish Shortbread Recipe: #Recipe

I love my homemade Scottish shortbread recipe. I’ll make it whenever I feel a need for a celebration or for something a bit sweet.

Although mostly attributed to Mary, Queen of Scots, shortbread is believed to have first appeared around the 12th century. At that time, shortbread was a very expensive luxury reserved only for special occasions such...

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Tates Kitchen
caramel sauce

Aug 13, 2014
caramel sauce

In the photo above, there are several jars of Pear jam which I will get too shortly. But that jar on the bottom left? BEST Caramel Sauce EVER. My favorite recipe to use. The one I always have in the refrigerator. The sauce that is served with apples, a...

Foods for the Soul
Clean Almond Berry Crumble

Aug 12, 2014
Clean Almond Berry Crumble

An easy recipe for a juicy berry crumble with a cinnamon streusel topping. Completely clean-eating friendly & healthy enough for breakfast!     When I applied for graduate chemistry programs, every school that accepted me also mailed me an invitation to an all-expenses-paid visitation weekend with the other prospective students. I’d hop on a...

Petite Panettiere
Date Oat & Nut Chocolate Chip Cookies

Aug 11, 2014
Date Oat & Nut Chocolate Chip Cookies




Dates are one of the most versatile, sweet, delicious ingredients in our dessert arsenal.



They work hard to sweeten and hold together triple layer caramel creme bars, raw pie crustchocolate fudge balls,...

Foods for the Soul
Dark Chocolate Blueberry Truffles

Aug 10, 2014
Dark Chocolate Blueberry Truffles

A 5-ingredient recipe for large chocolate truffles with a fresh blueberry center. They taste as rich as store-bought ones, but they’re only 28 calories!     During my first quarter of graduate school, I taught a weekly lab class right after lunch. So every Tuesday just before noon, I slipped into the lab, drew...

A Girl And Her Fork
Frijoles Borrachos

Aug 10, 2014
Frijoles Borrachos

This weekend, I ended up doing an insane amount of cooking. I was throwing Mr.S a poker party and doing all the food for that, as well as attending a Japanese sweets get together at my buddy, Misa's. I wanted to make a Japanese cotton cheesecake for Misa's party but didn't have time to...

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Foods for the Soul
Caramel-Stuffed Chocolate Cereal Treats

Caramel-Stuffed Chocolate Cereal Treats

A 4-ingredient recipe for gooey chocolate marshmallow cereal treats stuffed with a thick layer of caramel. The perfect low-calorie & no-bake treat!     Every spring from when I was 5 to 14, Mom signed me up for our city’s recreational soccer league. Practices started towards the end of summer, so for the first...

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